The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +226.08%
Ant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 149 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.37% 17.13% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 128 66
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £46.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the Bristol region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Bristol region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ant.

1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft